Frogmouth Couple

by - Monday, June 20, 2011



   [Ceylon Frogmouth]
   Location : Sinharaja, Sri Lanka
   The Sri Lanka Frogmouth is about 23 cm long. It looks large-headed, and has a large flattened hooked bill and huge frog-like gape.

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10 comments

  1. Awesome capture,bro,very artistic photo!

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  2. What a great capture. It looks a bit annoyed...

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  3. Great capture!
    Where have you been? chasing frogmouths ? :D
    Is this a couple...if so I think the grouchy one is the female :)
    Btw tell us how you captured this night pic? (it says ISO 100 and 1/30...I thought you needed a higher ISO and a slower shutter for these kind of pictures...)

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  4. never seen such a clear and artistic picture of Sri Lankan frog mouth.We have them in thattekkad bird sanctuary in kerala.yeah,tell us how u took it,plz.

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  5. Thanks for your lovely comments everyone!

    @Paresh,
    Good to see you back mate! how are you doing?

    @Frieda,
    It should be, I think you know the reason..lol

    @Patali,
    Yes, but they look prettier than I thought … :P

    No, this is not a night pic. I took this around 1 p.m :D

    @Patali & MD,
    First of all thousand apologies for incomplete exif! I forgot to include 2 more info in it :D
    Flash : On
    Exposure compensation : -2

    I used higher ISO and it gave too much of noise in the pic (it was just before a heavy rain and also we were deep in the forest as well). Since I was bit far away from the subject I thought to use the flash without disturbing the birds. So that’s how I managed to get a decent pic at a lower ISO and a slow shutter speed. Hope you get what I’m trying to say here …. =:D

    Ahh !! I forgot to mention the pint of blood that I donated to my leech friends too … :D

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  6. Nice capture, Anjana.
    Was this taken when I met you at S'raja?

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  7. Thanks Amila,

    Yes, this was taken on the sameday.

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  8. Thanks for your comment Seesaw!

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